IKEA ran an ad last year encouraging women to pee on it. The ad doubled as a pregnancy test, and if the woman was pregnant, it would reveal a special discount price for cribs. adweek.com/creativity/ike…
In 1984 water beds were a $2 billion business with 3.4 million sold in the United States alone. At the time, 75 percent of all stores that sold water beds also offered a selection of water bed cribs. nytimes.com/1985/10/06/bu…
Ikea ran a print advert which you urinated on, and if you were pregnant it gave you a 50% discount on a crib. theguardian.com/business/…
The slats in baby cribs originate from using whiskey barrels as a protective sleeping shell in the mother's bed smithsonianmag.com/innova…
Ford Created a Crib that Simulates a Car Ride to Help Babies get to Sleep fordmotordreams.ourworkur…
Today I learned about the Utica Crib-An enclosed bed used as a restarining device for the mentally ill in the mid-1800's in New York State's first asylum. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uti…
Finnish babies sleep in cardboard boxes. The government offer expectant mothers a maternity starter kit or a cash grant. 95% opt for the kit which includes a cardboard box that doubles as a crib. It has helped Finland achieve one of the world's lowest infant mortality rates. bbc.com/news/magazine-227…
The game Twister was nearly killed in its crib when the Sears catalog rejected it for being too sexy. But just as the makers were about to give up, the game was saved by Johnny Carson, who played Twister with blonde bombshell Eva Gabor on The Tonight Show, and sales soared into the millions. mentalfloss.com/article/2…
The gang named "Cribs" evolved into "Crips" when members began carrying around canes to display their "pimp" status. People in the neighborhood then began calling them cripples, or "Crips" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cri…
Every pregnant woman in Finland gets delivered a Maternity Box, which includes children's clothes and other necessary items, such as nappies, bedding, cloth, gauze towels, a blanket, crib sheets, and diapers. wikiwand.com/en/Maternity…
All expecting mothers in Finland can receive a "starter box" of baby clothes, bedding, nappies and toys from the government for free. The bedding fits the box so you can use it as a crib. mothering.com/community/a…
The youngest known person to commit suicide was 6 year old Samantha Kuberski who tied a belt to a crib and hung herself after being sent to her room. thedailybeast.com/cheats/…
Redman still lives in the apartment seen in the 2001 MTV Cribs episode atv.aazah.com/content/red…
Despite the American Academy of Pediatrics advising not to use crib bumpers because of the risk of infant death, most major retailers continue to sell them. cnn.com/2015/12/01/health…
B. F. Skinner invented a temperature controlled baby crib that he called the "heir conditioner". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B._…
During Nat Turner's rebellion, he killed a sleeping family with an ax & when he realized he'd left the family's baby alive, he went back to the house & axed the baby in its crib dailypress.com/features/h…
Today I learned of Chicago's water cribs. First built in 1865, the circular stone structures help bring in water from Lake Michigan in order to offset the use of water from local lakes and rivers. atlasobscura.com/places/c…
The Crips originally called their gang 'Cribs' until they began wielding canes to show their pimp status, which caused the neighborhood to call them cripples, or Crips for short. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cri…
The "Crips" gang originally went by the "Cribs" because most of the members were young, and only became the "Crips" when members started to carry canes to look like pimps (Crips=short for cripples). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cri…
While filming Marie Antoinette, Sofia Coppola did a spoof of "Cribs" in the real Versailles. youtube.com/watch?v=V_Y_-…
The word 'crib' used today as American slang to mean home was originally thieves slang for the same thing 200 hundred years ago. etymonline.com/index.php?…
The usage of the word "crib" to mean "house" extends back to post-Medieval England and was used in a dialect known as "Thieves' Cant" slang-dictionary.org/Lexi…
Psychologist and inventor B. F. Skinner created a climate-controlled crib for his daughter which he attempted to market as the "Heir Conditioner" drvitelli.typepad.com/pro…
A pig was publicly executed by hanging for killing a 3 month old boy by eating his face while he was in his crib, in France, 1386. executedtoday.com/2013/01…
When Ja Rule appeared on MTV Cribs, the house he showed off was not his, it was a house he rented for only 4 days contactmusic.com/news-art…
I've been reading post-modern, self-referential literature since the crib en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
In Finland, all expectant parents are given a "baby box" by the government. The box contains supplies for the first few months, and is often also used as a crib. No formula or bottles are provided, to encourage breastfeeding theatlantic.com/internati…
A 31 year old, 300lb man lives his everyday life as a toddler and has gone to such lengths as to build a custom crib and high chair. tlc.howstuffworks.com/tv/…
Metallica's "Enter Sandman" was originally intended to be about Sudden Infant Death syndrome, or crib death. absoluteastronomy.com/top…
Streptococcus bacteria form biofilms, which can survive for hours to months on surfaces such as shared toys, books and cribs. buffalo.edu/news/releases…

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